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09.04.18

Appropriations Schedule for September 5, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations for Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

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08.30.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of September 4, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of September 4, 2018. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE (Jerry Moran, Chairman) Hearing to conduct oversight of the Bureau of Industry and Security, the International Trade Administration, and the United States International Trade Commission 10:00 a.m., Room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses: The… Continue Reading


08.23.18

Senate Approves Third Appropriations Package, Marking Passage of Nine Bipartisan Funding Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today applauded the Senate’s passage of H.R. 6157, the third Fiscal Year 2019 minibus appropriations bill.  The funding legislation packages the eighth and ninth FY2019 funding measures to be processed by the full Senate this year – Department of Defense; and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.

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08.20.18

Shelby Encourages Support for Third Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding the consideration of H.R. 6157.  This bill packages the eighth and ninth Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations measures to be processed by the full Senate this year – Department of Defense; and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.  Both of the measures included in the appropriations package were passed by the full committee with near-unanimous support.

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08.16.18

Shelby: Senate Works to Rebuild America's Military in Third Appropriations Minibus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding the consideration of H.R. 6157.  This bill packages two Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations measures – Department of Defense; and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies – which are the eighth and ninth funding bills to be processed by the full Senate this year.  Both of the measures included in the appropriations package were passed by the full committee with near-unanimous support.

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08.01.18

Senate Passes Another Appropriations Package, Approves Four More Bipartisan Funding Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today applauded the Senate’s passage of H.R. 6147, the second Fiscal Year 2019 minibus appropriations bill.  The funding legislation packages four measures including Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Financial Services and General Government; Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies; and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies.  This marks the Senate’s completion of seven FY2019 appropriations bills.

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07.24.18

Shelby: Senate Takes Another Step Toward Regular Order in Appropriations Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding the consideration of H.R. 6147.  This bill packages four Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations measures, including Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Financial Services and General Government; Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies; and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies.  All four of the bills were passed by the full committee with unanimous support.

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07.20.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of July 23, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 23, 2018.

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07.11.18

Shelby Supports Appointed Conferees, Applauds Move to Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby today delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the appointed conferees and the motion to go to conference to finalize H.R. 5895, the minibus appropriations bill, which packages the Fiscal Year 2019 funding measures for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch. 

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07.11.18

Appropriations Schedule for July 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations for Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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07.11.18

Senate Names Conferees for Minibus Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today announced the members who will participate in the Conference Committee to finalize H.R. 5895, the minibus appropriations bill, which packages the Fiscal Year 2019 funding measures for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch.

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06.28.18

Senate Committee Advances All 12 FY2019 Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that the committee has approved all 12 fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills with strong, bipartisan support in advance of the July 4th recess.  

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06.28.18

Senate Committee Clears FY2019 Labor, HHS, & Education Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today advanced the FY2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Act, which continues investments in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

 

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06.28.18

FY2019 Defense Appropriations Bill Gains Senate Committee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today advanced its FY2019 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, which makes essential investments in our military and supports programs necessary to protect U.S. national security interests.

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06.26.18

FY2019 Labor, HHS, & Education Appropriations Bill Gains Subcommittee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a FY2019 funding bill that continues investments in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

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06.26.18

FY2019 Defense Appropriations Bill Approved by Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense today advanced its FY2019 funding bill, which makes essential investments in our military and supports programs necessary to protect U.S. national security interests.

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06.25.18

Senate Clears Appropriations Package, Approves Funding for Critical National Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today released the following statement praising the Senate’s passage of H.R. 5895, the minibus appropriations bill, which packages three Fiscal Year 2019 Senate appropriations measures, including Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Legislative Branch.

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06.22.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 25, 2018.

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06.21.18

Senate Committee Approves FY2019 Financial Services & General Government Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today advanced a $23.688 billion funding measure that prioritizes national programs to combat terrorism financing, spur small business growth, maintain a fair and efficient judicial system, and target heroin and prescription drug abuse.

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06.21.18

Senate Committee Advances FY2019 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today advanced its FY2019 Homeland Security funding bill, making investments in border security, cybersecurity, aviation security, state and local grants, and other programs to keep Americans safe.

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